Located in Texas Hill County just 30 miles west of Austin, the Briarcliff community is a waterfront community situated on the South shore of Lake Travis. Not only are residents only a 45 minute drive from Downtown Austin, but the city of Bee Cave is a short 10 miles away while the new Hill Country Galleria Mall is just 15 minutes from Briarcliff.
Those who are interested in living on the lake will find Briarcliff to be the perfect choice. Attractive starter homes priced at around $200,000, while waterfront homes generally cost anywhere from $600,000 to more than $1 million. Regardless of where the home is located within the community, residents can count on enjoying attractive views of Lake Travis or the beautiful Texas hills.
In addition to enjoying beautiful views, children who live in Briarcliff have the opportunity to obtain a top-notch education. As part of the Lake Travis Independent School District, elementary-aged children attend Bee Cave Elementary, while middle school students attend Lake Travis Middle School and high school students attend Lake Travis High School. The Lake Travis School District is considered to be one of the best school districts in Central Texas, while Lake Travis High School was ranked as one of the two best schools in the Austin area by the Children at Risk 2010 Texas Public School Ranking System.
When school is not in session, Briarcliff children and their parents have a wide variety of on-site recreational activities available to them. Some of the amenities found in the community include a boat launch, nature trails and the 9-hole Pedernales Golf Club. Residents of Briarcliff enjoy free access to the boat ramp at Briarcliff Marina for up to two boats per household, while the nature trails cover 2.5 miles and wind throughout the neighborhood. Other onsite amenities include a 9-hole disc golf course, tennis courts and a Community Center that is available for rent. The Community Center also features a library, from which residents are welcome to check out books at any time.
Residents of Briarcliff also enjoy access to Briarcliff Park, which can be accessed from Kyle at Dunkeld. The park is available each day from morning to dark and features picnic facilities, a pavilion, restrooms, playground equipment and a basketball court.
While the community of Briarcliff is relatively small, it has much to offer to its residents. With its own marina, park and golf course, residents never have to leave home in order to enjoy a variety of recreational activities. Of course, with Downtown Austin located nearby, residents don’t have to travel far if they do want to go out and wish to enjoy all that the city has to offer.
Briarcliff Homes For Sale
|Price Range:||$225,000 to $1,725,000||Price Average:||$488,966|
|Size Range:||1,376 to 5,997 Sq. Ft.||Size Average:||2,520 Sq. Ft.|